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2017, Vol. 4, Issue 5, Part A

Common sports injuries in athletics

Author(s): Shashidhara and Dr. PC Krinshnaswamy

The professional athletes need to be fitter today than those athletes in previous year. They compete more frequently and often at higher level, as witnessed by the speed with which records fall. The stress with which athlete’s encounters by their bodies is enormous. The term “sports injury,” in the broadest sense, refers to the kinds of injuries that most commonly occur during sports or exercise. Some sports injuries result from accidents; others are due to poor training practices, improper equipment, lack of conditioning, or insufficient warm-up and stretching. Although virtually any part of your body can be injured during sports or exercise, the term is typically reserved for injuries that involve the musculoskeletal system, which includes the muscles, bones, and associated tissues like cartilage. Athletic injuries my stem from a single traumatic episode or from repeated over-use of a body part. The status of the athlete at the end of the practice or competition to determine whether a reportable injury has occurred.

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Shashidhara, Dr. PC Krinshnaswamy. Common sports injuries in athletics. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2017;4(5):20-21.

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